UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT ANNOUNCES DECISION IN OLMSTEAD CASE

For immediate release: June 22, 1999 The United States Supreme Court announced its decision today in the case of Olmstead v.

ATTORNEY GENERAL BAKER ANNOUNCES HANDGUN PERMIT RECIPROCITY WITH FLORIDA

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today the addition, effective July 1, 1999, of Florida to those states that grant reciprocity to Georgia handgun permit holders.

ATTORNEY GENERAL BAKER ANNOUNCES 86-COUNT INDICTMENT, ARREST IN CHATHAM COUNTY INSURANCE FRAUD CASE

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today that a grand jury in Chatham County Superior Court has returned an indictment against James L. Burnsed on 86 counts of insurance fraud.

FORMER TIFT COUNTY DENTIST PLEADS GUILTY TO MEDICAID FRAUD

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today that on Saturday, May 15, 1999, Marilois Laster of Tifton, Georgia, entered a plea of guilty to a felony charge of Medicaid fraud.

ATTORNEY GENERAL BAKER ANNOUNCES INDICTMENT RETURNED IN TATTNALL COUNTY INSURANCE FRAUD CASE

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today that a grand jury in Tattnall County Superior Court has returned an indictment against James L. Burnsed on 83 counts of insurance fraud.

FAYETTE COUNTY COUPLE CONVICTED OF MEDICAID FRAUD

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that Robert and Delores House, a married couple residing in Fayette County, were convicted yesterday evening in Fayette County Superior Court of Medicaid fraud and conspiracy to defraud the state. Senior Judge Andrew J.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH TERMITE BAIT MANUFACTURER THAT MADE UNSUBSTANTIATED ADVERTISING CLAIMS

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert Baker, in conjunction with the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs, announced today that Georgia has joined a multistate settlement with United Industries Corporation of St.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER AND SECRETARY OF STATE CATHY COX ANNOUNCE GUILTY PLEA BY FORMER STATE INVESTIGATOR CHARGED WITH BRIBERY

Atlanta-- Attorney General Thurbert Baker and Secretary of State Cathy Cox announced that Jerry W. Hope, a former investigator with the Secretary of State's Securities and Business Regulation Division, pleaded guilty today to bribery in Tift County Superior Court.

LANIER COUNTY COMMISSIONER PLEADS GUILTY TO TWENTY-TWO COUNTS OF FALSE STATEMENT

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today that Carolene Johnson, a county commissioner in Lanier County, Georgia, entered a guilty plea in Fulton County Superior Court to twenty-two counts of false statement.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER JOINS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MARK TAYLOR TO PUSH FOR PASSAGE OF BILL TO FIGHT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert Baker today joined Lieutenant Governor Mark Taylor to announce the introduction of the Crimes Against Family Members Act of 1999. Taylor and Baker will work together to push the bill through the General Assembly.